Online clinic on bladder issues 2018

From 4 - 15 June 2018 talkhealth teamed up with Action Bladder Cancer UK, Bladder & Bowel UK, ERIC, Fight Bladder Cancer and The Urology Foundation to present an Online Clinic on Bladder Issues.

Go to this Online Clinic

The clinic is an online forum, please contact us if you’re unsure how it works!

Clinical experts were available to answer questions on issues, symptoms and treatments surrounding bedwetting, cystitis & UTI's, urinary incontinence (urge and stress), overactive bladder syndrome, bladder cancer, bladder stones and catheters.

Looking for that little bit of extra support with your condition? Our patient support programmes have been developed to help increase your confidence in managing your condition. To find out more about how you can benefit from our PSP's, register your interest today.

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here

Medical Experts

Mr Benjamin J Challacombe

Consultant Urological Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer with a special interest in robotic surgery and minimally invasive prostate cancer treatments - BSc. MS FRCS (Urol)

Julie Jenks

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Mr Sachin Malde

Consultant Urological Surgeon - BSc(Hons) MBBS MSc(Urol), FRCS(Urol)

Mr Rajesh Nair

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust - FRCS (Urol.), FEBU, MSc. (Urol)

Dr Jon Rees

GP, Backwell & Nailsea Medical Group with specialist interest in Men’s Health and Urology

Andrew Winterbottom

Founder and CEO, Fight Bladder Cancer

Supporting Partners

Action Bladder Cancer UK

Action Bladder Cancer UK is a national charity working since 2009 to get bladder cancer recognised as a common cancer and the level of acknowledgment, public awareness, new treatments and medical research which it merits and which those with bladder cancer deserve.

Bladder cancer is not a rare cancer – it is one of the ten most common cancers in the UK. Over 10,300 people in the UK are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year – around 50% of those will die.

Read more about Action Bladder Cancer UK

Bladder & Bowel UK (formerly PromoCon)

Bladder & Bowel UK works as an integral part of the charity Disabled Living providing a national service for people with bladder and bowel problems.

We provide impartial advice and clinical information relating to continence issues, products and services by helping people resolve or manage their bladder and bowel problems more effectively, and provide practical solutions to what may appear initially to be irresolvable problems.

The ultimate aim is to improve the quality of life for individuals, who have bladder and/or bowel problems and their families and carers.

Read more about Bladder & Bowel UK (formerly PromoCon)

ERIC

ERIC is the only charity dedicated to the bowel and bladder health of all children and teenagers in the UK. ERIC provides support, information and understanding to children and teenagers and enables parents, carers and professionals to helpthem establish good bowel and bladder health.

Read more about ERIC

Fight Bladder Cancer

Founded in 2009 by patients, Fight Bladder Cancer (FBC) is the national charity for bladder cancer that is succeeding in making improvements for all who are affected by bladder cancer in the UK.

Supported by some of the best, world class, urologists, oncologists, specialist nurses and researchers, we provide comprehensive information and support services to thousands of patients and carers every year.

Read more about Fighting Bladder Cancer

The Urology Foundation

The Urology Foundation is committed to transforming the lives of people with a urology condition through ground-breaking research, training and education. The money raised is invested directly into research to find better treatments and cures, and in educational training for urology professionals to care for and help people affected by urology conditions.

Read more about The Urology Foundation